A 10 meter high statue of Michael Jackson was removed from the McDonald's restaurant in Best. The removal is a reaction to the documentary Leaving Neverland, in which two men accuse the American singer of abusing them when they were children, Omroep Brabant reports.
McDonald's world-famous Chicken McNuggets will be unavailable at many of the fast food chain's Dutch branches in the coming days. Due to an error in the production process, many McDonald's in the Netherlands are running out of stock, NOS reports.
McDonald's in the Netherlands plans to get rid of all plastic straws with their drinks from next year. What they will be replaced with, is still being decided, RTL Nieuws reports.
The Dutch branch of McDonald's is currently looking at how tests go in other countries before deciding on what alternative to go for. "You can think of straws made of paper or no straw at all", a spokesperson said to the broadcaster. "Think of a tute like with coffee cups."
The company plans to choose its alternative by the end of the year.
Dutch branches of fast food chain McDonald's decided to remove clown mascot Ronald McDonald from public view for the time being now that the "killer clown" phenomena popped up in the Netherlands
A man and a woman were arrested at a McDonald's restaurant in Zaandam on Wednesday afternoon for suspicious behavior in the bathroom, the police announced. Several warning shots were fired during the arrests.
Odividiu van den Berg was fired from the McDonald's restaurant on Coolsingel in Rotterdam one day after he intervened in an attack on twin sisters. He believes he was fired because he broke up the fight
Lodewijk Asscher, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, has set aside 14 million euros over the next two years to help unemployed young people find work by putting them in direct contact with employers. The aim is to get 23 thousand young people off of benefits and into paid jobs within the next two years.
A 16 year old boy was chased out of the McDonald's restaurant at De Kuip in Rotterdam on Tuesday for being gay. The manager reportedly told the boy that he would rather not see "their kind of people" in the restaurant, according to Matthijs Kuijpers, who posted about the incident of Facebook.
The train traffic between Amsterdam and Utrecht came to a stand still after a shooting incident in the parking lot of the McDonald's next to the station of Breukelen.
Dutch potato processing company Farm Frites from Oudenhoorn in Zuid-Holland is unable to receive a loan from the bank to built a factory in Russia that will produce fries. The conglomerate has postponed the construction of that factory. The EU has imposed a boycott due to the plane crash tragedy in Ukraine, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
Free newspaper Spits will end its publishing run in October, its parent company Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) announced today. The company plans to merge Spits with Metro, another free Monday-Friday paper owned by the company.
Consumer organization Foodwatch wants to stop marketing of food at schools. Food companies should not be allowed to use daycares and schools for their ads. Foodwatch is petitioning for this to stop.
McDonald's has pulled the Small Wrap Saté off the menu. The hamburger chain has been forced to do so after a 17-year old boy died.